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Hunting Calls and Animal Cries, Cattle Calls
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996; in World of Man, Vol. 1: His Work (Folkways Records, 1956), 6 mins

Produced by famed folklorist and anthropologist Harold Courlander , this first volume of the World of Man series is selected from recordings captured from Brazil to Scotland and various points in between. It relates the “story, music and natural sounds of people at work…their animal calls and hunting cries, t...

produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996; in World of Man, Vol. 1: His Work (Folkways Records, 1956), 6 mins
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Shipwreck Stories from Nova Scotia
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performed by Matthew Richards, fl. 1954; in American Storytellers, Vol. 3 (Cook Records, 1954), 25 mins
In these conversations with Emory Cook, Captain Charles Chace and Matthew Richards spin yarns of the sea adventures of their youths, including hunting for humpback and sperm whales near Patagonia and surviving shipwrecks off the coast of Nova Scotia.
performed by Matthew Richards, fl. 1954; in American Storytellers, Vol. 3 (Cook Records, 1954), 25 mins
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Anthology of North American Indian and Eskimo Music
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produced by Michael Asch (Folkways Records, 1973), 1 hour 24 mins
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Canada's Story in Song
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 33 mins

Chants of the Inuit, ballads of French settlers, battle tunes of the British, and songs of Canadian self-rule: singer Alan Mills combines all four to present a rich tapestry of Canadian history in music. Extensive liner notes with full lyrics accompany this collection, which includes and expands upon the materia...

produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 33 mins
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Cape Breton Fiddle and Piano Music
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 15 mins
The fiddle and piano reign in Cape Breton! When the Beatons play, the dancing feet of family, friends, and fans pound out the vibrant rhythms of reels, strathspeys, jigs and other favorites from this tradition-rich corner of Canada. 14 tracks. 74 minutes. 36-page booklet. 14 tracks 74 minutes 36 page bookle...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 15 mins
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Folk Music from Nova Scotia
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produced by Helen Creighton, 1899-1989 (Folkways Records, 1956), 54 mins
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Folk Music of the Newport Folk Festival, Vol. 1
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produced by Irwin Silber, 1925-2010 (Folkways Records, 1961), 34 mins
This volume is half of a two-recording set that includes recordings not issued on the Vanguard or Elektra Newport compilations. It features folk songs and ballads sung by Irish, Canadian, and American singers, as well as selections from Louisiana blues singers Willie Thomas and Butch Cage.
produced by Irwin Silber, 1925-2010 (Folkways Records, 1961), 34 mins
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